Hanayui by Takaya

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Hanayui by Takaya Hanayuishi

Japanese artist Takaya adorns the heads of models with raw vegetables and blossoming flowers.

Hanayui by Takaya Hanayuishi

The artist affixes the clusters of plants to styled hair, just like a florist would arrange a bunch of flowers, before pruning them with hairdressing scissors.

Hanayui by Takaya Hanayuishi

This unusual form of decoration is used for both live performances and weddings.

Hanayui by Takaya Hanayuishi

Another story about strange hairdressing that we've published features huge bonnets made of plaited hair - see our earlier story here.

Hanayui by Takaya Hanayuishi

You can also see all of our stories about fashion here.

Hanayui by Takaya Hanayuishi

Here's some more text from Takaya:


HANAYUI

Remembering the time when I had a flower clipped in my hair,

Hanayui by Takaya Hanayuishi

Remembering the time when flowers were close to me,

Hanayui by Takaya Hanayuishi

Tying flowers like tying hair,

Hanayui by Takaya Hanayuishi

HANAYUI

Nature, trees and flowers, dressing up elegantly,

Hanayui by Takaya Hanayuishi

The flower artist, TAKAYA,

Hanayui by Takaya Hanayuishi

The one who ties together flower and person, HANAYUISHI.

Hanayui by Takaya Hanayuishi

Born in 1975, Takaya started out in the world of culinary and in 2004, he started his work as a Flower Artist in Kyoto.

Hanayui by Takaya Hanayuishi

Using only fresh flowers, he invented an original technique of art in the field of hair dressing, tying together people and flower.

Hanayui by Takaya Hanayuishi

As a HANAYUISHI, he worked with many wedding occasions, live performances and media companies like NHK.

Hanayui by Takaya Hanayuishi

For every face and every dress, every proposal is tailored to fit that one individual. Unthinkable design for the infinite future are also greatly supported.

Hanayui by Takaya Hanayuishi

  • PeeWeen

    most definitely inspired by Giuseppe Arcimboldo..

  • https://www.facebook.com/teabeyondgift Tea Beyond

    this is soo beautiful!!!

  • http://www.injoyingjapan.com/blog injoyingjapan

    Konnichiwa!
    PeeWeen, you´re right.
    It´s true that it is photography but after seeing Archimboldo´s paintings Takaya should have added something new to the original idea

  • toomuchcoffeeman

    art school excercise..

  • mel

    i love the last picture, very serene…

  • g

    nice vase